Merakey Carlisle , PA 17013
Merakey is currently seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to join our Behavioral Health Division in our Carlisle, PA location.
ABOUT MERAKEY * Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach.
With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER * The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs
Highly competitive compensation plans
Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees POSITION DETAILS Position summary or overview.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
The Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) performs a range of tasks through individual and group encounters to assist consumers in regaining control over their own lives and over their own recovery process.
The CPS will role model competency in recovery and ongoing coping skills, serve and as a consumer advocate.
The CPS also provides essential expertise and consultation to other team members in promoting a recovery-oriented culture and practice of service provision and in understanding the consumers' perspective and subjective experience.
Services are provided in accordance with all existing policies, procedures and regulations and in accord with the mission and value of the company.
Meet one to one in various locations including the person's home, community, job, etc.
Provide support in developing goals, teaching skills to obtain the goals and providing general support through recovery process.
APPLY TODAY In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at Requisition Number: 38337 MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Must have received Peer Specialist Certification upon graduation of the Certified Peer Specialist Training.
In addition, must have a high school diploma or general equivalence degree (GED). Valid Drivers license and reliable transportation required.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job Type: PRN (no set schedule or hours)